Tsuyoshi, the 9-year-old Dragon Ball FighterZ player who famously defeated his own father in a tournament match, recently shared a school report he wrote about his trip to Las Vegas to compete at Evo 2019. Check out this Twitter thread from fighting game community commentator Majin Obama for the entire adorable story.
Five-time Evo champion SonicFox is live on Twitch with a charity drive for The Trevor Project, which focuses on crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth. His goal is $20,000, with various donation incentives—from playing piano to shaving his mustache—spread out along the way.
Masato “Bonchan” Takahashi has been crowned Street Fighter V champion at Evo 2019. It’s been a long road for Bonchan since placing second in Ultra Street Fighter IV at Evo 2014, fraught with character crises and surprisingly early eliminations, but now he can finally add an Evo championship to his resume.
Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle championship. Shinku defeated three Japanese powerhouses—Kamisue “mekasue” Kazuya, Seitaro “domi” Ohno, and Hiroyuki “Kyamei” Kamei—en route to his first Evo title.